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Recollections and reminiscences of life in the Bay Area from 1920 onward: oral history with B.H. Lehman

Published 1964/1966

Description: Education at Harvard and recollections of George Santayana, Josiah Royce and Charles T. Copeland; teaching career at University of California, Berkeley, from 1920, and administrative duties on library and budget committees, on President's advisory committee and as chairman of the English Department; the beginnings of the Department of Dramatic Art; the loyalty oath controversy; Judith Anderson and interest in theater; Berkeley social life, with comments on Marion R. Parsons, Bertha Pope Damon, Elizabeth W. Ellis and others; friendships with James D. Phelan, Noël Sullivan, Charles E.S. Wood, Sara Bard Field, Robinson Jeffers and others.

Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979

Call Number: Phonotape 269 B

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Source 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Run time 1:27:03
Language English
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Interviewer: Riess, Suzanne B.


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